Salary: circa £25,000 + great benefits

Shift hours: Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Hospitality Manager to join the management team at Bedford School. As the Hospitality Manager, you will provide effective delivery of hospitality services to the client organisation, in line with service level agreement and agreed performance indicators. You will organise staff, deliver and financially manage all functions, events and hospitality requirements for both internal and external customers.  

The role will therefore suit a well organised and proactive Hospitality Manager, with a broad skill set to strategically to drive a 5 star service and customer focused operation. 

This role is subject to Safer Recruitment checks and the successful applicant will be required to complete a DBS. 



  • Work with colleagues to ensure all information and communication regarding events, functions and hospitality is actioned in an efficient and effective manner.  

  • Actively oversee labour to ensure efficiencies and provide recommendations if required.  

  • Ensure all team catering duties are undertaken in a safe manner and that personal protective equipment (PPE) and hazard signs are used appropriately.  

  • Liase directly with customers regarding their requirements.  

  • Manage all aspects of event delivery including staffing, service methods, H&S and Food Hygiene.  

  • Communicate with the Executive Chef and GSM regarding all events, functions and hospitality bookings.  

  • Develop strong working relationships with on-site client/third parties especially client events team.  

  • Provide support on recruiting, induction, motivating, managing, training and developing all employees. 

  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy 

  • Exceptional attention to detail 

  • Experienced in using Microsoft Office particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook 

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills 

  • A love of great food and great people 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to be an effective team player 


  • Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate 

  • IOSH/NEBOSH/CIEH qualification 

Reference: SDX/TP/RF7223/SU

Location: Bedford, England